Senior Data & Applied Scientist at Microsoft

Senior Data & Applied Scientist Details

April 21, 2019, 5:22 p.m.
Individual Contributor
Bellevue, WA
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Search engines have evolved from just providing a ranked list of web-pages to providing rich intelligent answers and delightful user experiences. Understanding the intent of the query is fundamental to the success of the whole experience that the user sees (e.g. when a user searches for apple, do they mean the fruit or the company?). For a query, maybe the user just wants an immediate answer. Maybe this answer should contain an image/video or be simply an image/video. Maybe this answer should be composed from disparate content types from the web. Maybe there are multiple correct answers or no correct answer at all. All these topics are on the forefront of research and Bing is one of the very few teams in the world that has the resources (data, cloud and expertise) to push the current boundaries and enable the users to be more productive.   We are looking for a strong and enthusiastic Applied Scientist to help us make it real and create the next generation of Bing Multimedia (think image

Define metrics, choose data sources, develop judgment labeling guidelines Train and evaluate machine learning models Code online and offline pipeline components to support the models Analyze and provide insights from data Our ideal candidate has: Experience with the whole data science life cycle; such as formulating problems, identifying metric/objective, choosing data sources, gathering labels, building models meeting requirements (quality/speed/interpretability/supportability), shipping and supporting the models. Knowledge of Information Retrieval, Natural Language Processing, or Computer Vision
A MS degree in Computer Science, Statistics or Applied Mathematics, Data Science, or Machine Learning. Ph. D. preferred. 4 + years of practical experience in Machine Learning techniques and tools 2+ years of experience with general purpose programming language (Python/Java/C# etc.)
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